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Assistive Technology Room

Access, location and hours

The Assistive Technology Room, Room 153, is primarily for vision-impaired VCU students, faculty and staff. The room is wheelchair accessible. Inquire at the service desk for access.


  • SARA (Scanning and Reading Appliance) with monitor and headphones that scans and reads printed materials; also reads Daisy audio books and audio CDs
  • Flatbed scanner and computer with JAWS and Open Book software to scan and digitize printed text; reads text aloud with a synthesized voice or will save to a computer file

More information on services for users with disabilities.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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